AMPY Amplify Energy
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 5, 2021
AMPLIFY ENERGY CORP.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of Incorporation or Organization)
500 Dallas Street, Suite 1700
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (713) 490-8900
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Common Stock||AMPY||New York Stock Exchange|
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Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On May 5, 2021, Amplify Energy Corp., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), issued a press release reporting the Company’s financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information contained in this Item 2.02 shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any of the Company’s filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date hereof and regardless of any general incorporation language in such filings, except to the extent expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Regulation FD Disclosure.
On May 5, 2021, the Company issued a press release reaffirming its full-year 2021 guidance. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
On May 5, 2021, the Company posted to its website an update to its hedging overview presentation entitled “Supplemental Presentation — Commodity and Interest Rate Hedging.” The updated hedging presentation includes hedging transactions with respect to the period from April 2021 through December 2022, and may be accessed by going to the Company’s Investor Relations website at https://www.amplifyenergy.com/investor-relations and selecting Events and Presentations.
The information contained in this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any of the Company’s filings under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date hereof and regardless of any general incorporation language in such filings, except to the extent expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This Current Report on Form 8-K, including the exhibit hereto, includes “forward-looking statements.” All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included in this Current Report on Form 8-K that address activities, events or developments that the Company expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Terminology such as “may,” “will,” “would,” “should,” “expect,” “plan,” “project,” “intend,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “predict,” “potential,” “pursue,” “target,” “outlook,” “continue,” the negative of such terms or other comparable terminology are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about the Company’s expectations of plans, goals, strategies (including measures to implement strategies), objectives and anticipated results with respect thereto. These statements address activities, events or developments that we expect or anticipate will or may occur in the future, including things such as projections of results of operations, plans for growth, goals, future capital expenditures, competitive strengths, references to future intentions and other such references. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause the Company’s actual results or financial condition to differ materially from those expressed or implied by forward-looking statements. These include risks and uncertainties relating to, among other things: the Company’s evaluation and implementation of strategic alternatives; the Company’s efforts to reduce leverage; the Company’s level of indebtedness, including its ability to satisfy its debt obligations; the Company’s need to make accretive acquisitions or substantial capital expenditures to maintain its declining asset base, including the ability to make acquisitions on favorable terms or to integrate acquired properties; continued low or further declining commodity prices and demand for oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids; the Company’s ability to access funds on acceptable terms, if at all, because of the terms and conditions governing the Company’s indebtedness or otherwise; general political and economic conditions, globally and in the jurisdictions in which we operate, including the impact of legislation and governmental regulations, including those related to climate change and hydraulic fracturing; the occurrence or threat of epidemic or pandemic diseases, such as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, or any government response to such occurrence or threat; and changes in commodity prices and hedge positions and the risk that the Company’s hedging strategy may be ineffective or may reduce its income. Please read the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), including “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Report on
Form 10-K, and if applicable, the Company’s Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K, which are available on the Company’s Investor Relations website at http://investor.amplifyenergy.com/ or on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov, for a discussion of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those in such forward-looking statements. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this Current Report on Form 8-K. All forward-looking statements in this Current Report on Form 8-K are qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. Except as required by law, the Company undertakes no obligation and does not intend to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future results or otherwise.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release dated May 5, 2021|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: May 5, 2021||AMPLIFY ENERGY CORP.|
/s/ Martyn Willsher
|Name: Martyn Willsher|
|Title: President and Chief Executive Officer|